Thursday, August 25, 2022

Times: Begins at 6:00 pm

Cost: FREE! Pre-registration is required; see below for details

Online via Zoom

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An 1830s gown with puffy sleeves and a floral designJoin Collections Manager and Curator of Textiles, Rebecca Beall, Coordinator of Households, Jean Contino, and Historical Clothing Coordinator, Carrie Midura as they discuss the new avenues that Old Sturbridge Village is taking in relation to exhibiting, interpreting, and recreating textiles and textile production in early 19th-century New England. Every year at Old Sturbridge Village, we celebrate the history of textile production through our special Textile Weekend. This year, a new textile exhibit, Needle and Thread: The Art and Skill of Clothing an Early 19-Century Family, will open in tandem with the themed weekend. A lot of work has also gone into reimagining the textile program as well as the historical costuming worn by interpreters. In this webinar, we will discuss how all of this work has culminated into an exciting new textile program that is visible throughout the Village.

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This webinar was funded by the Bridge Street Sponsorship from Mass Humanities

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